'A Selection of Plants that Attract Insects' available from Avondale Nursery

A Selection of Plants that Attract Insects

These are usually sun-loving plants, which will provide food for butterflies, pollen for bees. Encourage natural predators such as ladybirds and hoverflies, who keep the numbers down of less welcome visitors to the garden.

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ERYNGIUM x zabelii 'Donard Variety'

ERYNGIUM x zabelii 'Donard Variety'

Silvery-blue flowerheads, bowl-shaped and very feathered, June-September.

75cm £7.00

ORLAYA grandiflora

'White Laceflower'. Hardy annual, has lovely, pure white lacecap flowers through summer above fine, ferny foliage, often until the first frosts! Collect seed after flowering and re-sow immediately. Sun. 3 for £10!

60cm £4.00

ORLAYA grandiflora
SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Ringdove'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Ringdove'

Pale lavender pretty flowers. Later-flowering.

AGM 1.00m £5.00

ANTHEMIS 'Susannah Mitchell'

Grey-green foliage topped with creamy-white daisies all summer. Well-drained soil in sun.

60cm £5.00

ANTHEMIS 'Susannah Mitchell'
PERSICARIA amplexicaulis 'Fascination'

PERSICARIA amplexicaulis 'Fascination'

Long, slender peachy-pink flowers July-October. Sun to part shade.

1.00m £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Wendy House'

Spectacular deep magenta flower clusters, sweetly-scented, over contrasting dark leaves.

60cm £5.00

PHLOX paniculata 'Wendy House'
CAMPANULA 'Crystal'

CAMPANULA 'Crystal'

Our introduction. Palest icy amethyst bells, almost white, and shaped like pixie hats. Same parents as C. x burghalti, but in our opinion is stronger and taller.

75cm £5.00

ECHINACEA purpurea 'Rubinstern'

Ruby-red coneflower.

AGM 90cm £5.50

ECHINACEA purpurea 'Rubinstern'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Rosa Sieger'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Rosa Sieger'

Clear rose-pink large daisies.

AGM 1.20m £5.00

LIGULARIA dentata 'Desdemona'

Dramatic brown-green leaves, deep red underneath. Clusters of orange daisies from midsummer. Needs moisture, even boggy conditions.

AGM 1.00m £5.50

LIGULARIA dentata 'Desdemona'
ASTER amellus 'Grunder'

ASTER amellus 'Grunder'

Large lilac-blue daisies. Tidy and mildew-free, as are all A.amellus.

75cm £5.50

GALEGA orientalis

Small, rich blue pea-like flowers on a spreading plant. Best in a large sunny border or between shrubs.

1.20m £5.00

GALEGA orientalis
LEUCANTHEMUM x superbum 'Elworthy Sparkler'

LEUCANTHEMUM x superbum 'Elworthy Sparkler'

Buttercream buds open to single white daisies. It really does sparkle!

75cm £5.00

GERANIUM 'Sirak'

Beautiful plant with large luminous mauve-pink flowers in summer.

AGM 40cm £5.00

GERANIUM 'Sirak'
SALVIA 'African Sky'

SALVIA 'African Sky'

Masses of mauve-blue flowers May-November, on a bushy plant. Sunny, sheltered spot.

80cm £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Rubinschatz'

Deep pink daisies.

1.30m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Rubinschatz'

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